The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 67 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £29.80
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 258 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.60% 24.86% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 94 76
Average daily rate £375 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) JBoss
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) SSL
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) Sun
6 3 (33.33%) Solaris
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) Release Management
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
7 2 (22.22%) Tektronix
7 2 (22.22%) Silverlight

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) DOCSIS
4 2 (22.22%) Telnet
4 2 (22.22%) RIP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
2 2 (22.22%) STB
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
2 2 (22.22%) DRM
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Tektronix
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) Isilon
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas